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Former Roma coach Spalletti to take over at Inter


In his second spell in charge of Roma , Spalletti failed to break the Serie A stranglehold of northern rivals Juventus, who finished four points ahead for a record sixth consecutive scudetto. Spalletti told press that 'Sabatini is a great person and also capable at his job, which makes things easy'. "We're doing everything we can so that Inter can return to the top right away". Read More »

Giants acquire Rangers' reliever Sam Dyson


Dyson has been one of baseball's big mysteries this season. Matt Bush has handled save situations for the most part this season sans Dyson, racking up six saves with a 1.37 ERA in 19 2/3 innings. To make room for Dyson on the team's 40-man roster, San Francisco transferred left-handed starter Madison Bumgarner to the 60-day disabled list . Read More »

Up To 1500 Injured in Turin Juventus Stampede


Fans of Juventus , Turin's soccer team, were watching their team play rival Real Madrid on large televisions Saturday night in the Piazza San Carlo in Turin. It added to the misery for Juventus, who were comprehensively beaten by Real Madrid in Cardiff. The panic may have been started by the explosion of a loud firecracker that was mistaken for a bomb, a witness said. Read More »

Memory fails Nishikori ahead of Murray reunion

Kei Nishikori can't remember beating Andy Murray at the U.S. Open, ahead of their French Open quarterfinal. Yeah, come a long way the last ten days or so.' Murray also paid tribute to British victims saying it's bad what happened and supporting the families. Read More »

Little Mix's One Love Manchester pride

During the show, she revealed that she had changed the set list after meeting one of the terror attack victims' mothers. Grande performed on Sunday at the One Love Manchester benefit concert . Most 23-year-old singers would be catatonic after a terrorist attack at one of their concerts, but Ariana Grande bounced back to help Manchester heal. Read More »

Thursday at the Indy 500: Fernando Alonso, Media Day, Vegas picks


It was opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Fernando Alonso chose a skateboard as his means of transportation through the paddock. He is fourth all-time on the series' career list for wins (40), is tied for second in most series championships (four) and is now one of five drivers to win the Indy pole three times . Read More »

Draymond Green laughs off Magic Johnson's claim about sweeping Warriors


For example, Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - the leading scorer in league history - would dominate Warriors big man Zaza Pachulia. Guess what happened next? The Golden State Warriors are now riding a 14-game winning streak in the National Basketball Association playoffs, but Magic Johnson still thinks his Los Angeles "Showtime" Lakers would be too much for the current Western Conference champs to handle. Read More »

Roland Garros-2017: Murray and Wawrinka has qualified for the 1/8 finals

Not on Saturday, as he reduced Juan Martin Del Potro to a picture of despair by stealing the first set with a fightback that was straight out of last season's playbook. 5 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine or Croatian qualifier Petra Martic. It will be the 25th consecutive time that Murray has progressed to the last sixteen or better in a Grand Slam event, a record that ten days ago looked under serious threat. Read More »

Australia set 292 to beat New Zealand in Champions Trophy


Hazlewood yet again went for few runs as he was thumped by Guptill of the second ball for a boundary and later on by Ronchi of the last ball as New Zealand managed to score 29 runs of the first four overs. The main beneficiaries were Group A rivals and tournament hosts England , who launched this year´s edition with an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh at the Oval on Thursday. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

Coming in with a massive victory of 240 runs over neighbours Bangladesh , team India will have the momentum on their side and will hope to continue their record against the Sarfraz Khan-led Pakistan side. For the bowling attack, the team will come up with the squad of Woakes, Mark Wood, Ageas Bowl. He felt that England would be under more pressure than Bangladesh going into the tournament opener. Read More »

Fans Pay Tribute to Cheick Tiote


Shaka Hislop and Steve Nicol remember former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote , who died in China at the age of 30. Tiote had been a mainstay for Beijing Enterprises, starting all 11 matches to date this season. " I had the pleasure of signing Cheick in 2010 and thoroughly enjoyed my time working with him at Newcastle; I quickly learned he was a very humble person and a wonderful footballer ". Read More »

Five takeaways from Warriors' Game 2 win over Cavaliers


We've seen what happened past year. Just trying to be aggressive and enjoy the moments. At its heart, the game was played to create one-one-one opportunities for showmanship and individual success. Stephen Curry is pretty good, too. They need something. Shares of Under Armour have lost almost half their value during the past 12 months, as slowing sales caused investors to reconsider whether it could actually turn itself into a legitimate contendor to companies like Nike ( NKE ) and ... Read More »

No change: Cavs not slowing, sticking to plan vs. Warriors


Another Cleveland consistency is playing at a fast pace despite the obvious advantages it provides the Warriors. The Cavaliers were in the same position last season, dropping the first two games of the series in Golden State . But in the midst of his seventh consecutive trip to the NBA Finals, James has tied Johnson and will have at least the next two games this year in order to break that record.Curry posted his first career playoff triple-double with 32 points, 11 assists and 10 ... Read More »

Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, ask England to bat


It was the second straight " no result " for Australia after a similar outcome against New Zealand at Edgbaston on Friday. Against Bangladesh , they had reached 83-1 in pursuit of 183 to win and required only four more overs to be bowled to ensure they would take maximum points via the Duckworth-Lewis rule used in rain-affected matches . Read More »

Denver Post writer 'uncomfortable' with Japanese man winning Indy 500


About three hours later, Frei sent out a lengthier explanation for the original tweet, saying he had been visiting his father's grave site at the Fort Logan National Cemetery. He also wrote that earlier Sunday he had visited the grave of his father, a World War II pilot. "I now realize that was a racist statement and I apologize for offending ppl". Read More »

Packers fans give lift to stranded Davon House to Green Bay


ESPN reported out in detail the sequence of events that began with House missing a connecting flight from Minneapolis to Green Bay , and ended with two brothers giving him a late-night lift. Packers coach Mike McCarthy was impressed with House's commitment to getting back to Green Bay for Tuesday's OTA. "Cool story. He knows the importance of (OTAs) ..." And really, outside of Aaron [Rodgers] and maybe a couple other guys, you don't have veteran players that are pre-CBA that clearly ... Read More »

Ranked Andy Murray eases into French Open quarterfinals


Halep romped through the first set of the third round match in 30 minutes, with an ankle injury she sustained in mid-May giving her no more than a single twinge. Open. Garcia, seeded 28, made the fourth round of a Slam for the first time with a 6-4, 4-6, 9-7 win over Taiwan's world number 109 Hsieh Su-Wei. Simona Halep, the 2014 runner-up, said the torn ligament in her right ankle is no longer an issue and proved that by defeating 26th-seeded Daria Kasatkina of Russian Federation 6-0, 7-5. Read More »

Pitt's Johnson commits to play hoops at UNC


With his undergrad degree completed, Johnson sought transfer out of Pitt. Johnson's academic record is another reason why his supporters have argued for a full release: He spent three years at Pitt, remained on the basketball team through a coaching change and graduated, with honors, a full year ahead of schedule. Read More »

Marshawn Lynch flashes 'Beast Mode' run for Oakland Raiders


Despite Penn's friendship with the cornerback, Talib is a much maligned player around Raider Nation after snatching Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree's chain off of his neck on the field of play in 2016. So, every home game that I get to come to this motherfucker I'm probably gonna be riding with the whole town. Lynch retired from the National Football League last season, but the Oakland Raiders traded with the Seattle Seahawks in April to get his rights and coaxed him back onto ... Read More »